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September 05, 2018

Pi Electronics new comp features Ontal, JK Flesh, Damcase, and more.

Preview Pi Electronics new compilation VARIABLE, featuring Ontal, JK Flesh, Damcase (RIP), Unhuman, I Am Legion, BMSK, 3.14, Nemmett, and DAS.

March 09, 2018

Pre-order Savier’s – The Fountain of Perpetual Decrepitude

Pre-order ‘The Fountain of Perpetual Decrepitude’ by Savier feat. Submechanical, Opine Kosinsky, Herd, Robert Logan, Metalogue, 5th Of July, and A Vengeance.

March 05, 2018

07/03 – Mantis Radio present Weldroid

This Wednesday, March 7th, Mantis Radio host a session from Stockholm’s Weldroid. Tune in to futuremusic FM to catch the live broadcast.

July 14, 2017

New York Trax in session, this Sunday, July 16.

In our radio session selection hotseat this Sunday July 16th, US label and promoter New York Trax.

June 27, 2017

Darkfloor merch – now available

We’ve got Darkfloor merchandise – logo tee’s and snapback caps are on offer, literally.

June 08, 2017

Si Begg returns to Mantis Radio, Sunday 11.06

Si Begg returns to Mantis Radio, this Sunday June 11th w/ a session charting the evolution of electronic music from the 1950s to the present day. Essential.

May 31, 2017

Mantis Radio goes grindcore – Sunday 04.06

Mantis Radio goes grindcore his Sunday, June 4th on futuremusic FM – with a special mix from C Mantle and metal influences from DVNT.

May 11, 2017

Sunday’s Mantis Radio guest is clocolan

On this Sunday’s Mantis Radio, a session from Rhode Island’s clocolan.

May 03, 2017

We’ve a session from Stingrays, this Sunday, 07.05

In the Mantis Radio session this week, Sunday May 7th, Singapore’s uncompromising Stingrays.

April 04, 2017

09.04 – Mantis Radio presents Yullippe

Coming up on Sunday, April 9th, we’ve a guest session from Japan’s Yullippe.

March 29, 2017

02.04 – Zone Eater guests on Mantis Radio

On this week’s Mantis Radio (our 228th) the insanity of Zone Eater.

March 21, 2017

26.03 – Mantis Radio presents Death Qualia

On Sunday, March 26th, Mantis Radio presents a session from Death Qualia.

March 07, 2017

Mantis Radio w/ GRVD – Sunday, March 12th

Mantis Radio is moving broadcast day, and frequency. Coming up this Sunday, a session of blackened noise from Michigan’s GRVD.

January 26, 2017

Herd makes Headphone Commute’s Best of 2016.

Herd’s 12″ ‘ARTEATER’ makes it to Headphone Commute’s best of 2016 list, alongside Lakker, Lustmord, 36, Fennesz, The Caretaker, Svarte Greiner, Gidge, …

January 06, 2017

On Mantis Radio this Sunday, Figure-Ground

Mantis Radio begins its 2017 run with a guest session from UK/Serbian duo Figure-Ground. Sunday, January 8th 1800 GMT on futuremusic FM.

December 12, 2016

Ontal ready new EP feat. Orphx

Industrial club hench pair Ontal ready up a new EP.

December 11, 2016

16.12.2016 – Aaleph

This Friday, December 16th, Darkfloor Sound have something new to share with you.

November 18, 2016

22.11 – Mantis Radio presents Feryne

On Mantis Radio this Tuesday, November 22nd, we’ve in session the excellent selection talents of feryne.

September 26, 2016

27.09 – A return from Derlich to Mantis Radio

Belgium’s Derlich returns to Mantis Radio this week with a snapshot mix of his current DJ sound.

September 08, 2016

AJA’s HEX BITCH tour hits London 19.09

On September 19th AJA plays London’s New River Studios as part of her HEX BITCH European tour. Providing DJ support – DVNT.

September 07, 2016

13.09 – Mantis Radio presents Ivan Margolin

On our upcoming 213th broadcast, Mantis Radio will host an exclusive session from Ukraine’s Lectromagnetique.

August 23, 2016

Forest People readies new EP for Arts sublabel

Forest People readies EP for Italian imprint Arts Digital Series. Preview ‘Scarlet’.

August 10, 2016

We’re in Brixton this Saturday 13.08

We’re running a Darkfloor Sound label stall this weekend at Pop Brixton’s charity all-dayer. Packed with live music, DJs, art, clothes and record stalls.

July 28, 2016

Mantis Radio presents Mindtrick Records 02.08

Rotterdam’s Mindtrick Records provide a label showcase for Mantis Radio August 2nd, packed with forthcoming bass weight, compiled + mixed by label head Atiq

June 28, 2016

Phat Chex plays Elements Festival 01.07

Phat Chex plays Devon’s Elements Festival this weekend, July 1st -3rd.

June 20, 2016

Mantis Radio 21.06 w/ Ryuji Takeuchi

In session this week on Mantis Radio (21.06.2016) – Osaka’s Ryuji Takeuchi (HueHelix, LSN)

June 10, 2016

LDN / Flint Kids, Defunkt Dialekt, DVNT + more

Flint Kids, Defunkt Dialekt, DVNT, Errorbeauty, ADJ + more play London’s electro centric Frequency Resonate, Friday June 17th

June 01, 2016

Herd’s ARTEATER is now shipping

Out now – Herd’s ARTEATER. A captivating, expansive and unique 40 minute opus.

June 01, 2016

Autechre announce 2016 European tour

Autechre announce big European tour this November

May 26, 2016

Tonight in Paris, Ingen (LIVE) 26.05

Ingen (Savagen) plays Paris’ Glazart tonight alongside B R 1 0 0 2, Lucindo + WarinD

May 23, 2016

Pre-order new Darkfloor – Herd’s ARTEATER

Herd’s opus ‘ARTEATER’ is now available to preview and pre-order on 12″ vinyl and digital formats.

May 22, 2016

Mantis Radio presents Bone Skippers, 24.05

UK/Canadian duo Bone Skippers are our guests this week on Mantis Radio.

March 29, 2016

Mantis Radio returns tonight w/ Ordinate

Mantis Radio returns to the FUTUREMUSIC.FM airwaves with a session from London techno band Ordinate.

March 21, 2016

SØLVE readies debut album

AAIMON’s Brant Showers readies debut solo album as SØLVE. Preview three of the nine tracks.

March 20, 2016

Ontal Series continues

Ontal ready their 2nd Ontal Series plate, featuring Dronelock, backed w/ a Bas Mooy remix.

March 02, 2016

preview Electro charity comp Earthlings

ADJ + Veronica Green ready up an electro charity comp ft Plaid, Phat Chex, Errorbeauty, Ion Driver, C Mantle, Earth is Flat + more…

February 17, 2016

Loose Fit interview Phat Chex

Plymouth club + DJ culture blog Loose Fit interview Darkfloor’s second son Phat Chex.

February 09, 2016

pre-order A Vengeance’s debut

Pre-orders are now available for Darkfloor Sound’s next release – from new blood duo A Vengeance.

January 31, 2016

Mantis Radio w/ Timothy Alexander / 02.02

Up this week in the Mantis Radio session hot seat Timothy Alexander (Sonic Groove, Diacope Records)

January 15, 2016

Mantis Radio’s special 200th broadcast event 27.02

for our 200th Mantis Radio broadcast we host sessions from Radioactive Man, Bandulu and Texture live at Peckham’s Rye Wax.

January 13, 2016

Darkfloor Sound signs A Vengeance, debut drops Feb

We present our new signing – industrial noise duo A Vengeance, and their debut ‘ANTENNAE’.

January 13, 2016

Mantis Radio presents Partisan / 09.01

In session for our 198th show, we welcome the maximal, artisanal, HD grime for the post-internet age – Partisan.

December 22, 2015

Our Winter Solstice charity compilation

Today we released our first Winter Solstice charity comp.

December 22, 2015

Darkfloor v6.0 arrives

Our new site is live and we’ve news of tonight’s Mantis Radio w/ AAIMON’s Brant Showers aka SOLVE.

November 17, 2015

24.11 – Mantis Radio pres. Worker/Parasite

we welcome the return of Ben Versluis to Mantis Radio, this time under his solo alias – Worker/Parasite,

November 11, 2015

Shelley Parker, C Mantle, Huron + DVNT play London 14.11

This Saturday, Nov 14th, catch Darkfloor’s DVNT alongside Shelley Parker, C Mantle, Huron, Microbes and Metalogue at Dalston’s Power Lunches.

October 27, 2015

Mantis Radio’s guest tonight – Matt TDK

on tonight’s Mantis Radio show we’ve Darkfloor’s own man in Rotterdam – Matt TDK.

October 12, 2015

Mantis Radio presents A Thousand Details – 13.10

Coming up on this week’s Mantis Radio broadcast we’ve a session from Portugal’s Gustavo Lima aka A Thousand Details.

September 15, 2015

tonight’s guest on Mantis Radio – Tim Reaper

Packing a hefty bag of drums, bass and jungle riddims, in session this week on Mantis Radio – Tim Reaper.

September 03, 2015

Dronelock announce A/V live shows

Dronelock announce live A/V shows for Leeds and London this September/November. Watch the preview.

August 29, 2015

01.09 / Mantis Radio presents Deapmash

For our 188th Mantis Radio show we’ve a session from French tech bass merchant Deapmash.

August 17, 2015

18.08 / Mantis Radio presents Pip Williams

Coming up this week on Mantis Radio, a session from London Modular Alliance’s Pip Williams. Tuesday, 2000 UK on Future Music FM.

August 05, 2015

O/H announce European dates for September

O/H (Ontario Hospital) aka Orphx’s Rich Oddie + Huren’s Dave Foster (aka Teste) announce a series of European dates for September

July 21, 2015

21.07 / tonight on Mantis Radio – Estonia’s Thing

On tonight’s Mantis Radio we head to Estonia to present a session from Thing aka Kristjan Jõgeva (31 Recordings, Blu Mar Ten Music, Dubthing Records).

July 07, 2015

Gyu & Joby (Mad-Tek) present new label META

Former Bristol duo Mad-Tek have a new label project coming up – META. Hear previews of their first release.

July 07, 2015

07.07 / tonight on Mantis Radio – Huck Farper

In session on Darkfloor’s Mantis Radio tonight we have a session from Canada’s noisy techno mofo Huck Farper.

July 01, 2015

Brendon Moeller’s Echologist readies EP for Mord

Mord come at it with another club collection of techno, this time from Brendon Moeller’s Echologist guise.

June 17, 2015

DVNT plays DESOLATE LDN this Saturday 20.06

DVNT returns to DESOLATE LDN this Saturday, 20.06 alongside live sets from Bitraete, Subsea and DJ support from Mdm Chaos.

June 08, 2015

09.06 / Mantis Radio presents FZV (live)

Coming up on this week’s Mantis Radio we’ve another live session – from East London’s Richard Herbert AKA FZV.

June 03, 2015

DVNT + P-Hocto play PROCSS (Cork, IE) 12.06.2015

Next weekend Darkfloor’s DVNT makes his Irish début at Cork’s fledging techno obsessive rave den PROCSS.

May 11, 2015

16.05 / Bop Gun w. Duke Slammer + thatboytim at London’s Bar A Bar

Bop Gun host Duke Slammer, thatboytim, DJ Controlled Weirdness, Platinum Ray + more

May 11, 2015

12.05 / Mantis Radio’s 8th Anniversary

Tomorrow, Tuesday May 12th, our long running show Mantis Radio celebrates its 8th Anniversary (and 180th show).

April 29, 2015

Surgeon & Ingen are live from Dommune today at 1400

Surgeon and Ingen are both live from Japan’s Dommune today from 2pm.

March 31, 2015

UK electro talent Mazzula is back.

Does exactly what it says on the tin – UK electro talent Mazzula is back.

March 31, 2015

tonight on Mantis Radio – Lag

On tonight’s Mantis Radio broadcast we’ve a session from Mord label and Exit festival regular Lag.

March 23, 2015

Darkfloor Sound’s 5th EP is coming in April

In April we drop our 5th Darkfloor Sound EP, featuring Vacated, Lag + Forest People, Matt TDK and Ruins. Check out the preview.

March 23, 2015

Mantis Radio + S S S S on Future Music FM, Tues 24.03

Our long running Mantis Radio hosts a session from Haunter Records signed S S S S, live on Tuesday on Future Music FM

March 13, 2015

Darkfloor’s Matt TDK in session on RTE 2FM this weekend

This Saturday night on RTE 2FM’s Late Sessions, a 60 minute hard mix from Darkfloor Sound’s Matt TDK, previewing our new EP ‘Mechanistic Overlap’ out soon

March 06, 2015

Some info on BM Soho and sales or return labels

An update on London’s vinyl institution BM Soho and labels who had a sales or return deal with the shop.

March 03, 2015

the wee djs guests on Mantis Radio tonight

Tonight on Mantis Radio, the Scottish electro mangler the wee djs.

February 09, 2015

Chrononautz + Vacated play London’s Rye Wax this Friday

new night Coercion welcomes Leeds live techno duo Chrononautz with support from Darkfloor affiliate Vacated at Peckham’s Rye Wax

January 20, 2015

tonight on Mantis Radio, we’ve A Vengeance

tonight on Mantis Radio a session from the as yet unknown British industrial noise duo – A Vengeance

January 12, 2015

Savagen make Datacide’s best of 2014 chart

Darkfloor Sound’s Scottish duo Savagen make noise & politics magazine Datacide’s best of 2014 chart

January 09, 2015

preview Alphaxone’s album ‘Altered Dimensions’

The dark ambience of Iran’s Alphaxone is soon set to be with us once again as his new album ‘Altered Dimensions’ is announced for Cyro Chamber.

January 06, 2015

David Meiser plays Spain’s Atom Club, 31.01.2015

David Meiser plays Spain’s Atom Club at Wow Sala, January 31st alongside Pet Duo, Paul Mac and local talent Motzler and Brome.

January 04, 2015

on Tuesday, Mantis Radio presents Ynoji

Mantis Radio presents Belgium’s Ynoji who’ll be performing a set, live from London’s Darkfloor Hive.

December 28, 2014

EU VAT and our Darkfloor Bandcamp.

new EU VAT rules means we’ll be taking down our Darkfloor Sound EPs from Bandcamp whilst we look at alternatives, solutions and understanding the new rules

December 09, 2014

Tonight, Mantis Radio presents a session from Key

tonight, Mantis Radio presents a session from Void Tactical Media’s Key. Broadcasting live on Future Music FM – 2000 GMT

November 05, 2014

David Meiser / 2014 dates

David Meiser plays Croatia, Spain and Germany this Nov/Dec – and this Friday, Nov 7th – he is radio show Bass Agenda’s featured artist and interviewee.

November 03, 2014

Gareth Clarke, DVNT + The Byte Stripes play Desolate London – Friday, Nov 7

Gareth Clarke (Sublight, Bit-Phalanx), DVNT, The Byte Stripes (Werk Discs) + Future Image play London’s free Desolate night, Friday November 5.